A leaking dishwasher can be a damage hazard in your home, especially if your kitchen is carpeted or has hardwood or laminate flooring. Fortunately, most leaks do not mean you have to replace the unit -- some replacement parts or tweaking in the plumbing might be all you need. First, though, you'll need to determine the source of the leak. This guide can help you diagnose the leak and help you know what repairs you need.
For many Americans, winter means cold toes, icy sidewalks and snow – lots and lots of snow. In preparation for the expected snowfall, you've taken the time to stock your pantry with nonperishable foods and bottled water. However, while you purchased supplies for your pets and family, did you take the time to prepare your furnace? If a blizzard is in the forecast, here are a few quick and simple ways you can get your furnace ready for all that snow: